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Uriel Alvarado
Chief Marketing & Public Relations Officer Saxo Capital Markets UK
Uriel Alvarado is a highly experienced senior financial services marketer. In his current role as Chief Marketing and Public Relations Officer, he drives all phases of Marketing, Brand Management and Public Relations strategy for Saxo Capital Markets. He has held numerous senior marketing and PR roles within the Saxo Bank Group including:
 – Global Chief Marketing and Public Relations Officer, ForexTrading – a trade name of FT World Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary broker in the Saxo Bank Group.
 – Head of Marketing for Iberia and Latin America, where he developed Sala de Inversion, an online trading community.
Uriel has diverse experience gained through his studies and work in several countries including Denmark, Mexico, Cyprus, Switzerland, Spain and Japan. He speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Danish and English. Before joining Saxo Bank, Uriel worked as Marketing and Strategy Manager at design:success, a business and branding consultancy, and co-founded The Lighthouse, a digital creative marketing agency.
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Miguel Dimayacyac
Contributor ForexThink

Miguel Dimayacyac is a law student based in the Philippines with an interest in forex trading and the global financial markets as a whole. Having completed a Bachelor’s degree in Management at Ateneo de Manila University, he is currently working towards a Juris Doctor graduate Law degree and expects to graduate in 2017. Outside of his university studies, he has also attained a Basic Trading Diploma from Global Capital Market Solutions and was a member of the Junior Fellowship for Financial Literacy in 2012.

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Mine For Nothing

Market Follower of Anglo Saxon descent – Global MacroFinance. Also Atheist and Libertarian. Some politics too. Pro Free Markets and Liberty. Old Whig.

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Dinis Guarda
CEO Funder IntelligentHQ / Forex Think / ZTUDIUM

Dinis Guarda is an author, speaker, serial entrepreneur, advisor and experienced CEO. He creates and helps build ventures focused on global growth, 360 digital strategies, sustainable innovation, Blockchain, Fintech, AI and new emerging business models such as ICOs / tokenomics.

Dinis is the founder/CEO of ztudium / blocksdna / lifesdna – one AI P2P, fintech, blockchain, search engine and PaaS in consumer wellness healthcare and life style with a global team of experts and universities.

Dinis has created various companies namely Ztudium, a tech, digital and AI blockchain startup that builds cutting edge software, big data insights, publishes intelligenthq.com, hedgethink.com, tokensdna.com and tradersdna.com among others.

Dinis is the author of various books. His upcoming books “Blockchain, AI and Crypto Economics – The Next Tsunami?” and “Tokenomics and ICOs – How to be good at the new digital world of finance / Crypto” will be launched in 2018.

Some of the companies Dinis created or has been involved have reached over 1 USD billions in valuation. Dinis has advised and was responsible for some top financial organisations, 100 cryptocurrencies worldwide and Fortune 500 companies.

Dinis is involved as a strategist, board member and advisor with the payments, lifestyle, blockchain reward community app Glance technologies, for whom he built the blockchain messaging / payment / loyalty software Blockimpact, the seminal Hyperloop Transportations project, Kora and blockchain cybersecurity Privus.

He is listed in various global fintech, blockchain, AI, social media industry top lists as an influencer in position top 10/20 within 100 rankings:

Top People In Blockchain | Cointelegraph

https://cryptoweekly.co/100/

https://www.rise.global/top-fintech-people/r/2564011

He has been a lecturer at Copenhagen Business School, Groupe INSEEC/Monaco University and other leading world universities.

He is a shareholder of the fintech social money transfer app Moneymailme and math edutech gamification children’s app Gozoa. Between 2014 and 2015 he was involved in creating a fabbanking.com a digital bank between Asia and Africa as Chief Commercial Officer and Marketing Officer responsible for all legal, tech and business development. Between 2009 and 2010 he was the founder of one of the world first fintech, social trading platforms tradingfloor.com for Saxo Bank. In 2011 he created the B2B platforms socialmediacouncil.org and openbusinesscouncil.org with Jamie Burke.

He has been working with the likes of  UN / UNITAR, UNESCO, European Space Agency, Philips, Saxo Bank, Mastercard, Barclays to name a few. He has been advising governments and regulators all over the world. Dinis holds a BA, from Lisbon University, a Master from London South Bank University and attended the Blockchain Strategy Programme at Oxford Said Business School.

 

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Ron Huddleston
Managing Director of Huddleston Capital Management

Mr. Huddleston has nearly 20 years of financial services experience, with primary expertise in the conceptual and structural development and trading of derivatives. He has also held a range of senior advisory positions working with high net worth and institutional clients, with his most recent role at Wells Fargo focused on the development of customized foreign exchange derivatives for the firm’s ultra high net worth clients. Mr. Huddleston has also held a range of management and trading positions at Capital Markets Trading (Frankfurt), Dresdner Bank (Frankfurt) and Citibank (Frankfurt and Hong Kong). Mr. Huddleston was a member of the Pacific Stock Exchange, where he was an options market maker on Microsoft listed stock options.

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José Ricaurte Jaen
Ztudium

José Ricaurte Jaén is Senior Sales Trader of Guardian Trust FX, where he creates and manages multiple trading strategies for private and institutional investors. José Ricaurte Jaén’s background experience is in international management, marketing / communications, web, publishing and content working in initiatives with financial companies and non-profit organizations. He has been working with FXDD Malta, ILQ, Saxo Bank, Markets.com and AVA FX as money manager and introducing broker.
Recently José Ricaurte has been creating, and co-managing a new trading academy in #LATAM. During 2008 and 2012, he managed web / online marketing global plan of action for broker dealers in Panama. He defined & managed social media strategy for those organizations. He created unique content and trading ideas for regional newspaper like Capital Financiero (Panamá), La República (Costa Rica), Sala de Inversión América (Latinoamérica) and co-developed financial TV segments with Capital TV.
He is a guest lecturer at Universidad Latina and Universidad Interamericana de Panamá an active speaker in conferences and other educational events and workshops in the region. With a Project Management Certification from FSU – Panama, he develops regularly in-house automated strategies for active traders and “know how” practices to maximize algo-trading opportunities. On a business, creative and entrepreneurial level, José Ricaurte has worked / collaborated with people such as Dustin Pass, Tom Flora, Orion Trust Services (Belize) and Principia Financial Group.

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Kanchan Kumar

Kanchan Kumar is an experienced finance professional and has worked as an Executive Director and Advisor with the MNCs. He is a former banker with two decades of working experience with a Financial Institution. He is a rank holder in MBA (Finance) and Gold Medallist in MS (Statistics). He has passion for research and has also taught at a University. He writes on Global Economy, Finance and Market.

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Colin Lloyd
Associate Editor

Colin Lloyd is an investor relations specialist with Cambridge Capital Management. He has been following the ebb and flow of financial markets for more than 30 years. He has worked for brokers and asset managers in commodities, money markets, capital markets, equities and foreign exchange. His interests include, but are not confined too, geopolitics, central banking, energy policy, regulatory change, demographics, technology and capital flows. He is an Investment Writer specialising in macroeconomics and the financial markets.
He is a member of the advisory committee of Asian Alternative Investments Network. He has been working in the financial and commodity markets since 1981. Colin started his career in physical commodities moving on to a futures and options brokerage in 1987. He was involved in the development of brokerage businesses in interest rate and credit default swaps. In 1999 he transferred to equity swaps and CFDs where he developed a synthetic prime brokerage business. He was also involved in the development of portfolio trading, equity finance and capital introduction.
In 2006 he became Head of Investor Relations for a managed futures fund. In 2010 he established his own alternative investment consultancy advising hedge funds on sales, marketing and business development whilst assisting in the capital raising process. Between 2011 and 2014 he was involved in the development of Mako FX/Liquidity Pool, a Spot FX ECN liquidity solution for Banks & Brokers. Since 2013 he has been writing investment research (www.inthelongrun.co.uk). In 2015 he joined Cambridge Capital Management with a broad investor relations mandate.

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Paul Milnes
Copywriter Ztudium / Forex Think

I am a writer based in London, specialising in finance, trading, investment, and forex. Aside from the articles and content I write for IntelligentHQ, I also write for euroinvestor.com, and I have also written educational trading and investment guides for various websites including tradingquarter.com. Before specialising in finance, I worked as a writer for various digital marketing firms, specialising in online SEO-friendly content. I grew up in Aberdeen, Scotland, and I have an MA in English Literature from the University of Glasgow and I am a lead musician in a band. You can find me on twitter @pmilne100.

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Lance Richardson

Lance Richardson is a Finance graduate from UPenn. For years he worked as a banker handling various aspects of Forex trading and one day realized he knew enough to venture out on his own. Presently, he works as a financial consultant and also ghost writes articles on anything related to forex and forex trading.

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Husni Sam Borji

Based out of Toronto, Canada, Husni Sam Borji is senior macroeconomics analysts who contributes regularly to TradersDNA, where he examines the global financial markets. Husni Sam has authored dozens of government reports and industry whitepapers, as well as thousands of financial articles. Husni Sam holds a BA from the University of Windsor and a Master’s degree in Economic Public Policy from McMaster University.
His expertise includes macroeconomics, fundamental analysis, industry research and global political economy.

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Paul Shea

Paul Shea is an experienced money, trading and investing writer who cut his teeth writing stock, investment and industry analysis and covering macroeconomics. Paul Shea work has been linked and quoted by MSNBC, BusinessWeek, Barrons, Zerohedge and The Blaze, and his work appears regularly on Google News and Google Finance, as well as other prominent news aggregators. He’s also written about the tech industry for the likes of Valuewalk and The Street. Paul is a senior contributor writer for TradersDNA and HedgeThink.

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Eddie Tofpik
Associate Editor Ztudium

Eddie Tofpik is currently Head of Foreign Exchange of ADM Investor Services International Limited (‘ADMISI’) a position he has held for over 24 years, he has built up and maintained a 24 hour FX & related derivatives team covering various international markets from ADMISI’s London Centre.
A Member of the Society of Technical Analysts and an Affiliate of the Market Technicians Association of the US as well as a member of the ACI-UK, he publishes a variety of market reviews on FX as well as various derivative markets. Most recently he has been the first mainstream brokerage to add a Bitcoin Monthly commentary.
Eddie is a regular on CMEGroupTV & TipTV – both available on YouTube. He has been a regular speaker and panellist at various international seminars, symposiums & conventions as well as a guest of radio & TV.

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Wayne Walker
Managing Director Global Capital Markets Solutions

Wayne Walker is a highly sought-after trading educator, having given talks and training sessions on the topics of trading and management in countries around the world. Originally from New York, he moved to Copenhagen to pursue a career in finance, and held management roles at several major investment banks before taking on his current role as the managing director of trading education experts Global Capital Markets Solutions (GCMS). He is the author of the “Reality Based Trading Guide“, a practical guide to forex and equities trading, and also headed up the Trader Training programme at Copenhagen-based investment bank and brokerage Saxo Bank.